Updates

New report warns ‘levelling up’ agenda and Covid-19 recovery at risk if 5G veers off track

Speed Up Britain welcomes the publication today of a new report by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) which has warned that delays to the rollout of 5G could cost…

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Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt joins Speed Up Britain as its new Chair

Former Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Patricia Hewitt has been appointed as the new Chair of Speed Up Britain, following the appointment of Lord Vaizey of Didcot to…

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Future-proofing our digital connectivity for Britain

Author: Belinda Fawcett, General Counsel and Property & Estates Director at Cornerstone Imagine life without digital connectivity. It suddenly dawns on you how the limitations and restrictions that you would…

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The Government today has published an updated version of its Best Value Statutory Guidance

Author: Hamish MacLeod, Director at Mobile UK This is a very positive step and removes one of the barriers to mobile network deployment that has been causing difficulties. To describe…

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Updated Local Authority Guidance Recognises Value of Connectivity to Communities

Mobile UK welcomes updated guidance published today that seeks to redress the balance between a Council’s duty to generate revenue with the provision of wider connectivity to the communities they…

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Speed Up Britain hosts Ministerial Roundtable

Speed Up Britain were delighted to host a virtual roundtable with the Minister for Digital Infrastructure, Matt Warman MP, on Wednesday 29th July. The roundtable provided a platform for a…

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Speed Up Britain campaign launches to accelerate roll out of Britain’s mobile networks

Campaign calling for urgent reform to the Electronic Communications Code, the legislation intended to accelerate mobile network build-out.  The Code, introduced in 2017, is not working as intended. Current plans…

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Now we’re out of lockdown, it’s time to Speed Up Britain.

With lockdown measures easing and a gradual return to normal life now in progress here in the UK, it feels appropriate to reflect on the uniqueness of our recent experience…

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